The Legendary CWE Halloween

Saturday, October 30, 2021 | 11 a.m.-midnight

St. Louis’ most legendary Halloween street party returns to the Central West End on Saturday, October 30!

Festivities kick off with fun daytime activities for the whole family. Then, as the sun sets, the party continues with an adults-only bash and costume contest, known for its elaborate, complex, and outrageous costumes and featuring $6,000 in cash and prizes!

The Legendary CWE Halloween party is FREE and open to the public.


Events take place at the intersection of Maryland and Euclid, except as noted.

11 a.m. | Kids’ costume parade & party, featuring Cinderella and her carriage, the Moolah Shriners in their YOMO cars, clowns, face painters, and more. The parade begins in the parking lot at Walton & McPherson. Plus, children can also decorate their own pumpkins, participate in kids’ crafts, and score a free balloon animal after the parade!

Noon | Trick-or-treating at neighborhood businesses.

1 p.m. | Dog costume parade & party. The parade begins in the parking lot at Walton & McPherson. Owners are invited to register their dogs in the costume contest; costumes will be judged along the parade route for categories including funniest, cutest, and most creative. Winners receive Central West End Bucks, which are accepted at numerous businesses throughout the neighborhood.

2-6 p.m. | Enjoy live music on the Main Stage at Maryland & Euclid, featuring performances by Jason Garms and Farshid Etniko Due – World Music.

6 p.m. | Registration for the adults-only* costume contest opens at the stage. (*participants must be at least 18 years old). Be sure to register early to secure your spot. CLICK HERE for the adults-only costume contest rules and regulations.

6 p.m.-midnight | Adults-only party, featuring a costume contest, DJ, fire dancers, hula hoop dancers, and more!

Headed to the Legendary CWE Halloween Party using UBER or Lyft? Drop-off and pick-up is located on Lindell at Euclid.

Thank you to our generous sponsors:

2021 CWE Halloween Sponsorship Opportunities

Halloween in the Central West End would not be possible without the support of our sponsors and the participation from the neighborhood. We are very grateful for all of those who have supported the event over the years and for those interested in getting involved this year.

A variety of sponsorship opportunities are available for the daytime and evening festivities. Sponsorships are available for CWE Businesses, as well as non-CWE businesses, and all requests are reviewed by the Halloween Planning Committee. For more information, CLICK HERE.